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Bus travel


Please check with the bus companies for the latest timetables and use a service such as Traveline to plan your journey.

Bus companies

Buses to John Radcliffe Hospital

Bus travel to the John Radcliffe Hospital - Stagecoach

Bus connections to the John Radcliffe Hospital - Oxford Bus Company

Park & Ride

If you need to travel by car, please consider using the Park & Ride service. The bus stops at the hospital a short distance from the main entrances.

Park & Ride service direct to hospitals

700 Park & Ride - Monday to Friday only

Kidlington / Oxford Parkway / JR / Brookes / Churchill / NOC / Thornhill P&R

Thornhill P&R / NOC / Churchill / Brookes / JR / Oxford Parkway / Kidlington

This will change from Stagecoach to Oxford Bus Company on 3 July 2023 - no service changes are anticipated.

Park & Ride buses Sundays / Bank Holidays

Direct buses (bus stops on-site)

  • 10 City Centre / Cowley Rd / (some services via Blackbird Leys) / Cowley Centre / Horspath / Wood Farm / Headington / JR
    10 timetable (pdf) - Stagecoach
  • 13 City Centre / Marston / Northway / JR
  • cityX3 Abingdon / Redbridge / City Centre / JR / Barton / Barton Park
  • connectorX32 Wantage / Didcot / Milton Park / Redbridge / City Centre / JR
  • X13 Abingdon / Redbridge / City Centre / Cherwell Drive / JR
    Direct to and from the JR Sundays only. On all other days, take X13 to St Aldates and change to the X3 or 13 (the bus stops are adjacent on St Aldates).
    cityx3 / cityx13 and city13 timetables - Oxford Bus Company
  • 14 & 14A Railway Station / City Centre / Banbury Road / JR (14A operates via Old Marston)
    14 & 14a timetables - Stagecoach
  • Science Shuttle ST2 Seacourt Park & Ride / City Centre / JR
    Science Shuttle ST2 timetable - Thames Travel
  • H5 direct service between Bicester and JR / Headington via Islip (avoiding City Centre)
    Hourly, Monday to Saturday

The Park & Ride service can also be used as a direct bus service to the John Radcliffe, picking up passengers at the stated locations, as well as the Park & Ride site.

100 BROOKESbusU5

Monday to Friday daytimes
Blackbird Leys / Templars Square / Hollow Way / Oxford Brookes University / John Radcliffe Hospital

100 BROOKESbusU5 timetable (pdf) - Oxford Bus Company

Buses that stop in Headington

There are many, frequent bus services from Oxford city centre to Headington.

From bus stops at 'Headington shops' (either side of Windmill Road) it is 0.6 miles (12 minutes') walk to the John Radcliffe Level 2 main entrance via Osler Road, or 0.8 miles (15 minutes') walk (downhill) to the West Wing.

You can also reach the West Wing if you walk through the building.

8 & 9 City Centre / Headington / Barton / Risinghurst
8 & 9 timetables - Oxford Bus Company

280 Aylesbury / Thame / Wheatley / Headington / City Centre / Railway Station

Last reviewed:23 May 2023